by (@sllambe)

Why the ’99 MTV VMAs Are the Best VMAs

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With the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards just days away, we are looking back on some of our favorite moments and highlights from the past 30 years of the ceremony honoring the best of music video world. While there have been a number of ups and downs, no iteration of the VMAs surpasses the 1999 ceremony. It was — hands down, no argument — the best. The year itself was one of the best for music with the introduction of Jennifer Lopez’s singing career, the explosion of TRL, and the return of the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

With all of that in mind, the MTV had a lot to celebrate. Led by Chris Rock, the last ceremony of the ‘90s turned out to be the last great VMAs. It had everything from Diana Ross jiggling Lil Kim’s boob to Lauryn Hill winning Video of the Year.

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by (@TaylorFerber)

Auto-Tuneless: Remember That Time Your Favorite Pop Star Actually Sang?

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If you didn’t know that most pop performers’ vocals are technologically modified on their albums and during their performances, then congratulations on keeping your music innocence intact this long. It seems these days that the art of pure singing has transformed into over-the-top costumes and the smoke and mirrors. Having talent doesn’t always mean vocally. Just ask Britney Spearssometimes.

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by (@sllambe)

Battle Of The Summer Jams: Demi Lovato Vs. Jennifer Lopez

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Welcome back to the Battle of the Summer Jams were are letting you determine the song of the summer by putting two songs in a face off until reach a final winner. This week Demi Lovato and Jennifer Lopez are stepping up to the plate. But first we need to look back on last week when newcomers Becky G and 5 Seconds of Summer offered up their catchy tunes, “Shower” and “She Looks So Perfect.” Becky G dominated the battle, taking 76 percent of the vote. She’ll join Katy Perry and Ed Sheeran in the winner’s circle. So who from this week will join them?

Are you feeling Lopez’s dance ballad, “First Love,” or “Really Don’t Care,” Lovato’s infectious kiss off to an ex?

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by (@sllambe)

Ranked: Every Jennifer Lopez Single From Worst To Best

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The year was 2014 and it came to our attention that Jennifer Lopez‘s singing career was turning 15 after debuting in 1999 with “If You Had My Love.” What seemed like a vanity project at the time to prove she a multi-talented performer, On the 6th turned out to be a huge hit and launched a self-sustaining music career. Ten albums later, Jennifer Lopez is still going strong (well maybe not as strong as her initial debut but still humming along). Now that she’s back on the radio with the release of A.K.A., we thought it was time to rank all 30 of her singles from worst to best. Everything from “I’m Real” to “Into To You” finds its place among the highs and lows of J. Lo’s singing career.

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by (@emilyexton)

VH1 Vintage: A Metallic Jennifer Lopez Defends A Woman’s Right To Bling

All musicians need a little sparkle to prove to their hometown haters and friends that they’re finally famous. And whether that’s a belly chain or grill, real diamonds never go out of style — at least that’s what Patron Saint of Bling Jennifer Lopez believes.

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